Statement Correct answer
N (%)
  1. Autism disorder can be diagnosed through behavioral observation
140 (85.4%)
  1. Behavioral intervention is considered the most effective treatment method of Autism
132 (80.5%)
  1. Children with Autism demonstrate stereotypical behaviors like fluttering
131 (79.9%)
  1. Children with Autism do not make any visual communication during a conversation with others
126 (76.8%)
  1. Children with Autism usually manifest special abilities like drawing and facts and figures remembering
125 (76.2%)
  1. The majority of children with Autism are female
112 (68.3%)
  1. In many cases, the cause of autism disorder is unknown
111 (67.7%)
  1. If a particular method of treatment achieved effective results with some children with Autism,
    then it is necessarily effective with all children with Autism
107 (65.2%)
  1. Children with Autism behave better only in organized educational environments
106 (64.6%)
  1. Autistic children prefer routine activities
102 (62.2%)
  1. Autism disorder is usually diagnosed during the first three years of the child's age
101 (61.6%)
  1. Children with Autism frequently repeat the talk they hear
100 (61.0%)
  1. Vaccine can cause Autism
100 (61.0%)
  1. Some autistic children have high or low sensitivity of visual, auditory, tactile, or olfactory stimuli
99 (60.4%)
  1. Behavioral patterns in children with Autism are similar
89 (54.3%)
  1. Genetic factors play an important role as a cause of autism disorder
85 (51.8%)
  1. Children must exhibit impaired social interaction and language communication to be diagnosed with Autism
77 (47.0%)
  1. Some children with Autism demonstrate inconsistency in motor skills
74 (45.1%)
  1. Most autistic children have problems with imaginary playing
68 (41.5%)
  1. We can diagnose autism disorder depending on physical features
63 (38.4%)
  1. Autism is a developmental disorder
61 (37.2%)
  1. Most autistic children do not talk
60 (36.6%)
  1. Poor parenting practices can cause autism disorder
46 (28.0%)
  1. A child with Autism appears like a deaf
45 (27.4%)
  1. Autism could be associated with Epilepsy
41 (25.0%)
  1. Generally, children with Autism understand the feelings and emotions of others
37 (22.6%)
  1. Autism disorder is diagnosed by medical methods
29 (17.7%)
  1. Most children with Autism have an intellectual disability
28 (17.1%)
  1. Children with Autism tend to be auditory learners
26 (15.9%)
  1. Medication can alleviate the core symptoms of autism disorder
17 (10.4%)
  1. With proper intervention, most children with autism disorder will eventually "outgrow" the disorder
16 (09.8%)
  1. Use of electronic devices e.g. (smart phones, Ipad, T.V.) can cause autism
14 (08.5%)
Awareness Total Score (mean ± SD) 15.0 ± 4.97
Level of Awareness
  • Poor
122 (74.4%)
  • Good
42 (25.6%)